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technology

Ep. 22- Accept that Technology Changed Our Gen Z Dancers… Here’s what you can do

Accept that Technology Changed Our Gen Z Dancers… Here’s what you can do There is no denying that the current generation of athletes is different. Not necessarily good or bad, but they are different. There are some things to consider this season when coaching and teaching Generation Z: the advantages, the challenges, and specifically in …

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doubts

Ep. 20- Ten Doubts Every Dance Coach Has About the New Season

Ten Doubts Every Dance Coach Has About the New Season I used to start every season with a mix of emotions. Excitement, nerves, doubts, plans, goals… there are a lot of moving parts! I talk a lot about self-talk with dancers. It’s a really important and challenging mental skill that doesn’t come easy to most …

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Ep. 19- Mental Toughness, Success, and Confidence with Kelsey Nelson

Mental Toughness, Success, and Confidence with Kelsey Nelson This week I have the pleasure of sharing an interview with Kelsey Nelson. You know how sometimes you meet someone and it just clicks? Kelsey and I clicked quickly and I think we have similar philosophies and approaches to teaching dance. Let me tell you a little …

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growth mindset

Ep. 18- Want Stronger Dancers? Change Their Mindset

Want Stronger Dancers? Change their Mindset This week’s episode is all about growth mindset. You may have heard of it, but do you know how to implement it with your dancers? Change how they learn and everything else improves along with their mindset.  I start by sharing a quick definition of the concept of a …

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mentor

Ep. 17- Why You Should Be a Mentor and Have a Mentor at the Same Time

Why You Should Be a Mentor and Have a Mentor at the Same Time This episode is all about mentorship and community, and why I believe it’s the secret to success in our dance industry. I share the mistakes I made early on and the lessons I  learned along the way. Now, I’m grateful to …

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Ask chelsea

Ep. 16- Ask Chelsea Anything: Motivation, Mindset and More!

Ask Chelsea Anything: Motivation, Mindset and More! Recently I asked this wonderful village of dance coaches and teachers to submit questions that I could answer on the show. So in this episode, I have 3 questions about sport psychology and dance straight from the community. One of my favorite things about my job is getting …

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Ep. 14- How to Choose the Best Leaders for Your Dance Team

How to Choose the Best Leaders for Your Dance Team This week we are going to focus on leadership specifically for high school and college dance teams. But if you don’t have captains on your team or you’re in the studio world don’t leave me just yet. You probably have informal leaders at your studio …

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sport psychology

Ep. 13- What is Sport Psychology and How Can It Help Dancers?

What is Sport Psychology and How Can It Help Dancers? When I was dancing 20+ hours a week and basically living at the studio, I was always focused on improving my technique. All my energy went into getting stronger at the ballet barre, working flexibility, and trying to nail that hard across-the-floor combo in turns …

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